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Rob's Highs and Lowes

By Camilla Davies

Rob Lowe has overcome addictions to sex and alcohol. He talks about how he has gone on to enjoy a successful career post recovery. MORE  

Oscars and Alcoholics: What a Great Movie!

By Brian Macaulay

Nebraska's Oscar nomination isn’t breaking new ground. Stories about characters who struggle with booze or drugs have long captivated filmmakers, and by extension Oscars. Why do addicts so endear themselves to awards voters? MORE  

Darker, Drunker Noah Stirs Christian Controversy

By Bryan Le

Test screenings of Darren Aronofsky's upcoming biblical epic Noah, starring Russell Crowe as an intense and intoxicated Noah, haven't exactly been smooth sailing. MORE  

Leonardo DiCaprio: I've Never Done Drugs

By Bryan Le

While his inspired performance in The Wolf of Wall Street may suggest otherwise, the Oscar-nominated actor says he's never done drugs. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

Michael Cera Drinks Mescaline for Crystal Fairy

By McCarton Ackerman

The actor describes his onscreen mescaline experience for his upcoming movie. MORE  

Kids Seeing Less Tobacco, More Booze in Movies

By McCarton Ackerman

Movies now feature far more drinking than smoking compared to 15 years ago, a study finds. MORE  

Putting Porn Addiction on Screen

By Valerie Tejeda

Sundance movie Don's Addiction uses its subject to explore objectification in general, says its director and star. MORE  

Gollum: The Addict of the Ring

By Chrisanne Grise

The Hobbit actor Andy Serkis says Gollum's obsession with the ring is "entirely based on addiction." MORE  

Flight Star Studied Heroin Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Actress Kelly Reilly met up with a former addict to help her "humanize" her character. MORE  

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